News & Media Releases2017-08-21T21:51:38+00:00
  • Organ Pipes at sunrise, Mt Wellington. Photo: Michael Roberts

kunanyi/Mt Wellington cable car rejected

June 29th, 2021|

The kunanyi proposal has finally been rejected by the Hobart City Council by 9 votes to 3. Removal of the looming threat of the cable car should leave the way open for rational consideration of all aspects of management of The Mountain.

  • Painted Cliffs, Maria Island National Park. Photo: Grant Dixon

Maria Island Management Plan

June 6th, 2021|

The review of the Maria Island National Park management plan has finally commenced. Visitor numbers have been rising rapidly and further increases are anticipated, but it seems no consideration is being given to limiting visitor numbers.

TWWHA Tourism Master Plan

June 1st, 2021|

The long-awaited Tourism Master Plan for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area was released on 1st June 2021. While some content is better than expected, it is not a statutory document and can only provide context and guidance on how the Management Plan should be interpreted and applied.

Election Manifesto 2021

April 15th, 2021|

In the lead-up to the forthcoming 2021 Tasmanian State election, we have prepared an Election Manifesto listing our major concerns with government policy and practice.

Fire at Cradle Mountain

December 1st, 2020|

The Trailside Museum at Cradle Mountain, a small historic building located immediately behind the Waldheim carpark was destroyed by fire early on Monday 16 November 2020. Investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing, but it is not considered suspicious and lightning is considered the most likely cause.

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